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Jes Broeng, Director DTU Entrepreneurship, DTU will speak at IQT Nordics June 6-8, 2023

By Sandra Helsel posted 24 Mar 2023

Jes Broeng, Director DTU Entrepreneurship, DTU will speak at IQT Nordics
Jes Broeng is serial high-tech entrepreneur, professor and director of DTU Entrepreneurship. He has a Ph.D. from DTU and has co-authored more than 250 scientific publications (h-index 50, +12.000 citations) and holds 22 patents.
He has extensive experience in basic and applied research, business development, high-tech sales (US, Europe, and Asia), IPR and licensing, and early stage investments. Jes is co-founder of six companies: Crystal Fibre (now NKT Photonics), Norlase, Bifrost Communications, Aqubiq, OSAA Innovation and OptoCeutics. He is an active board member and angel investor. Since 2017, he has headed the national initiative “Open Entrepreneurship” in a collaboration between seven Danish universities for improved tech transfer models (funded by the Danish Industry Foundation).
Jes has been invited as a visiting professor at UC Berkeley (2016-17) and collaborates with the CITRIS organization (Health initiative) and the Sutardja Center of Entrepreneurship. For the European Commission, Bruxelles, he serves in an expert group on strengthening the management of the enhanced European Innovation Council. He is also a member of the The Danish Council for Research and Innovation Policy (DFiR) that is charged with the responsibility of providing the Minister of Higher Education and Science and others with independent and expert advice on research, technological development and innovation at system level.
He is a Fellow of SPIE (the international society for optics and photonics) and a member of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences. He was awarded the European Optics Prize in 1999 and DTU’s Innovation Award in 2016.

Click here to register for IQT Nordics

The key stakeholders in the Nordic quantum technology eco-system have teamed up with IQT to launch a unique Nordic quantum technology conference. This year’s conference will be co-hosted by the Danish Quantum Community and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The conference will provide the participants with detailed insights into the rapidly expanding Nordic quantum ecosystem as well as an update on the state-of-the-art of quantum technologies in relation to use cases and applications. This conference will be an annual event with venues rotating between the Nordic countries. The first event, IQT Nordics 2023, will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from June 6th to 8th. In 2024, the conference will be held in Helsinki, Finland.

Sandra K. Helsel, Ph.D. has been researching and reporting on frontier technologies since 1990.  She has her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.


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